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Resources for Families

family-resources-chop-campus-192HealthyChildren.org. This resource is sponsored by the American Academy of Pediatrics and provides information for parents on a variety of pediatric topics including development, nutrition, safety, medical conditions, immunizations and breaking news.

The American Academy of Pediatrics. This website reports on the latest developments in children's health, develoment and wellness and offers professional resources, continuing medical education and information about children's health advocacy and policy.

Center for Disease Control. The CDC's mission is to collaborate to create the expertise, information, and tools that people and communities need to protect their health. It does this through health promotion; prevention of disease, injury and disability; and preparedness for new health threats. This site also provides helpful links to recommendations for travel medicine.

Center for Autism Research. What are the causes of autism and what are the most effective treatments? These are two of the most pressing issues facing the autism community. Searching for the answers to these questions is what drives our work at the Center for Autism Research (CAR).

Nutrition in the Kitchen. This collection of healthy, easy kid-friendly recipes is offered by the Healthy Weight program at CHOP. It makes eating healthy fun for any child!

BAM! Body and Mind is an online destination for kids created by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), an agency of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. Designed for kids 9-13 years old, BAM! Body and Mind gives them the information they need to make healthy lifestyle choices.

Let's Move. Let’s Move! is a comprehensive initiative dedicated to solving the problem of obesity within a generation, so that children born today will grow up healthier and able to pursue their dreams. This website educates families about how to live a healthy lifestyle.

Healthy Weight Resources. This comprehensive website from CHOP's Healthy Weight Clinic lists helpful websites about children's health, nutrition, exercise and after school activities in the Philadelphia area.

CAP4Kids. CAP4Kids will help you find many community agencies that exist to improve or enhance the lives of children and families.

The Food Allergy and Anaphylaxis Network (FAAN) is the trusted source for information about food allergies. Find articles about food allergies and tips and resources to help manage them.

Healthinfo is an area of the CHOP website where caregivers can search for information about many children's health and wellness topics, including vaccine safety, disease definitions and injury prevention.

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